Future Learning

Become the Breakthrough of the Year in Future Learning

The Falling Walls Foundation is looking for innovative initiatives that significantly improve learners’ lives through their exceptional concepts and practices. In particular, we are welcoming submissions that redefine the way we learn and educate, that can show off a high impact with their respective target groups, are scalable and replicable, and offer a high degree of accessibility.

The Call for Nominations 2022 is open until  7 June. For any questions or inquiries regarding the Call for Nominations in this category, please contact futurelearning@falling-walls.com.


The jury consists of high-profile experts in their individual fields, esteemed individuals as well as distinguished representatives from science-focused institutions. What unifies this multidisciplinary jury is their shared passion for creating a better future for all learners.

In the run-up to the annual Falling Walls Science Summit in November, the jury is charged with the task of selecting the Finalists and Winners in the category Future Learning as well as the Breakthrough of the Year.

Global Call Winner 2022

Past Finalists & Winners

Meet all Finalists who qualified for the title of Science Breakthrough of the Year 2021 in Future Learning.


We work with visionary minds in learning innovation and use state-of-the-art evaluation models to identify the most urgent challenges and the most impactful drivers of transformation. Together we build a shared vision of a world in which empowered learners have equal access to high-quality education and engaging learning experiences.

The future of learning can only be built collaboratively. We create events to involve inspiring actors and organizations across sectors and disciplines to build supportive networks that help breakthrough initiatives to grow and create impact.

Implementing new technologies and concepts of learning requires sustainable models and broad awareness of opportunities and best practices. Falling Walls Future Learning creates visibility for innovative learning solutions to foster dialogue around them and inspire others to support the initiatives or adapt their technologies and concepts to their own work.


We invite you to work with us on building the future of learning: Share our global call for nominations, take part in our events and conversations, support our selection processes, nominate your innovators to present on our stages, and help us find the visionaries of digital learning innovation all around the globe.

We create visibility and positive impact not only for the breakthrough initiatives we curate, but also for our partners and stakeholders. We invite you to become a partner, supporter and member of the Falling Walls Future Learning network.

Let us build a better future for learners and educators all around the globe and enable the breakthrough problem-solvers of tomorrow.


Feel free to contact us at futurelearning@falling-walls.com for any questions.

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